Matrix is a custom fieldtype created by Pixel & Tonic to allow rows of data (or "matrixes") within a single entry.

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Random matrix image on homepage and interior pages

I have a Matrix channel field to display sponsor images in a sidebar. I want to output 1 random image on page load and give user the option to only show specific sponsors on the homepage with Switch ...
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Get row index and column name from grid field or matrix field

I'm looking for a way to seacrh a grid field (or Matrix field) for a specific value, and return the row index and column index (or column name) from the field(s) containing that value. Any hints on ...
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Not able to add matrix rows after 99 rows

I am not able to add more than 99 rows in my matrix field though I have already set Maximum rows to 1000, not sure whats happening. Is it a BUG or LIMIT of matrix field type? EE version : 2.6.1 ...
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Mutliple Images in a Matrix row

I have a Matrix field that has a series of columns for showing content. Each row has the following: Title Content Image Image Caption Now sometimes I may want to have more than 1 image within each ...
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ExpressionEngine Matrix :total_rows doesn't work when no rows

Matrix 2.5 and 2.6 on ExpressionEngine 2.7.3. The :total_rows property doesn't work when there are no rows. It works fine when there are rows. Below isn't actual code, but it's showing the gist. ...
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Matrix, delete last row in a field does not delete the “1” in the channel_data table

as the title suggests: When rows are saved in a matrix field, the channel_data field will be filled with a 1. When you delete all rows in a matrix field after having saved them. Then look in the ...
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Searching embedded entry content with result linking to parent page

I am structuring a new EE site where page content is assembled from embedded channel entries. I'm using Matrix rows and Playa relationships to achieve this. So my client can create a page with X ...
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Sort a Matrix using a Playa field inside the Matrix?

I have a Matrix field with a Playa field in it. I'd like to sort the output of the Matrix using a text field from the Playa field. Is that possible? Here's my code; I'd like to be able to sort by ...
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Totaling up and averaging numeric Matrix/Grib fields

I'm building a review channel and would like to know how to go about developing this. Say for instance I'm reviewing an album and have the ratings breakdown into different categories with ratings ...
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Deleting rows with Matrix and Channel Form on the front end

I'm attempting to use Matrix with Channel Form on the front end of a site. I can successfully add and modify rows using the proper input fields. I'm now trying to remove matrix rows using this input ...
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Retrieving Stashing matrix fields, from a playa field held within a matrix field

I have a matrix field with a couple of columns. One of these is a playa field. From that playa field I want to some related matrix retrieve data. My set list looks like this: ...
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Matrix & EE 2.9.2 SQL Error

I am using version 2.9.2 EE and Matrix 2.6.1 (both the latest versions of each software). Each time I try to publish a channel entry that has a Matrix fieldtype I am getting the following error ...
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Matrix, Channel Form and jQuery UI Tabs

We have a matrix field being used in Channel Form on a page that also uses jQuery UI tabs. There is a conflict somewhere on the page in the javascript as we're seeing some strange behaviour with the ...
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Matrix and Solspace Importer issue with saving properly

I'm not sure which plugin is at fault here, but here goes. Using the latest version of all plugins, and EE. I have an Importer task to create entries, from a feed of about 20. One field in this feed ...
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Using session_variables and conditionals with Matrix!

The Situation: I'm building a new feature for a wildlife-based charity. They want to spice up their donation form to include images of relevant animals based on how users have been browsing the site. ...
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Wrong upload directory of upload field

I have a Matrix upload field which doesn't show the correct upload folder. And when I want to upload an image into that wrong folder I get the error: File aready exists. But that is not true. It ...
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Disable automatic link creation from Matrix text field

I have Matrix field that has a file cell and text cell with the formatting set to none. If there is a url in the text cell when I access it a template it automatically creates a link. I can't seem to ...
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Matrix will not work with URL segments to set a row id

I'm trying to do something incredibly simple yet it just won't work and I'm getting frustrated. I have a list of staff members in a Matrix field. Upon selecting a staff member the user is taken to a ...
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Can't save large matrix field

I'm having a problem similar to this one where I can't save large matrix fields on my site. Large, in this case, is > 200 rows with 3 fields each where 2 of those are asset fields. ...
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Matrix Not Displaying Front End

Can you please help. Matrix isn't displaying information on the front end. http://www.ledgrouprobus.com/robus What am I doing wrong? Thanks
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Channel Form and Matrix - not saving Data

I'm building out a multiple page channel form which was working fine until I got to where I need to use a Grid/Matrix field. I was unable to find documentation on how to customize the look of Grid so ...
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“Invalid Conditional” error if relationship :count is 0 in conditional?

I'm getting an error if my relationship field does not have any related entries selected: You have an invalid conditional in your template. Please review your conditionals for an unclosed ...
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Downloadable file from Matrix field

I have a product where there are some physical items as well as a downloadable item variation. So, I'm using matrix to to add these variations. The problem that I am having is that the debug statement ...
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Low variables & Matrix - Make a row act like an entry

Is it possible to have a "main page" that pulls through a Low Variable tag pair with all the matrix rows, and then a view page to view each page with more details about that "one matrix row"? ...
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Matrix field with the words 'day' or 'month' not displaying front end

We're running EE 2.9.2 There's a matrix field that allows a testimonial to be entered in a channel entry. When we use the word 'day' or 'month' in the entry, the data from the matrix field doesn't ...
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Why won't SuperSearch look in Matrix field to find results?

I am trying to figure out why my technology channel won't return any results when using keywords contained in a wygwam text field within a matrix row. The search yields results for this section when ...
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Selective parsing of matrix rows

I am using matrix to pull instagram photos using the pic puller plugin. Sometimes, the picture is not available. I am able to skip these by using an if conditional in the pic puller loop. however an ...
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Matrix Fields and Channel Entries API Update

My website has a custom module (created by someone else), that pulls in third-party data from an API and uses the Channel Entries API to add or update new entries in ExpressionEngine. Recently, we ...
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Stash Playa field from Matrix (context)

I'm trying to Stash and output an entry from a channel. Since I also need a dynamic=no menu on the left, I've been able to use a match of the {segment_2} against the url-title to dinamically display ...
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How do I set the “search” parameter as a dynamic field for a Matrix?

I want to be able to filter a Matrix field, on a template page, by using the search parameter as follows: {matrix_field dynamic_paramters="search"} ... {/matrix_field} If hardcoded, the search ...
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Matrix field total_rows > 0 not working?

I'm trying to display a matrix field ONLY if it has data entered into it. I've tried this by wrapping it in this conditional... {if mymatrix:total_rows > 0} {mymatrix} data here ...
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DataGrab, Matrix and Nolan

I am trying to import a CSV file into entries using DataGrab. I am importing into Matrix. For the most part everything is working correctly. However, I am using Nolan ...
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Performance Issues with Matrix

Has there been any other updates to the performance issues? I am running a site which has over 100 matrix rows per entry (with 4 columns per row) and saving times are abysmal (can be over 120 ...
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Matrix half of the total rows, output code at N row_count

I have a matrix field where the client can add as many rows as they like. The rows get output to a 2 column layout: <div class="col1"> <p>Matrix row 1</p> <p>Matrix ...
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Clean up code and output code only once inside matrix loop

I'm trying to shorten code below. I need to output two ul (one for a left column and right column). Is there a way to put ul inside of Matrix loop and write a conditional to output each depending on ...
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EE v2.9.2 Links entered in a channel not working

We did all the recommended updates not long ago and EE and add-ons have been giving nothing but trouble ever since. New problems being discovered: Links entered in a channel field "Textarea (Rich ...
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Bring Matrix Data Editing to the Front-End using Channel Form

I am trying to create a form - FRONT END USER (channel form tag) - that uses a wizard (which is working) and in one panel it allows the user to fill in fields then duplicate the fieldset to add ...
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Show first matrix row or show primary row

I have a matrix field that can have multiple rows, whereby a single row can be set as primary. On the front end I would like to display the primary row OR the first row if no primary row has been ...
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How to display radio or dropdown options from a matrix column

I have a Matrix field that has columns that are using cell type "Field Pack - Radio Buttons" and "Field Pack - Dropdown". Each of these has 4 options (Master, Advanced, Intermetiate, Apprentice). If ...
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Matrix rows out of order when outputting

I'm outputting some images using a Matrix field, but they are outputting on frontend in a random order. I'm trying to output according to rows they are currently in. I tried using sort and orderby ...
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Is there a layout switcher in EE2?

Ok so I have this dreamweaver extension called tab panel menu where each menu I can generate either a single column, 2 column, 3 column, 4 column, 5 column or sub menu. Now I wish to make use of this ...
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Why won't this playa field nested within a matrix field parse?

This code is in a template in site 6, and calls an entry from site 1. That works fine. Within that entry is a matrix field (var_prefix product, below) that also pulls in data fine. Within each matrix ...
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Playa search field is too small in Matrix

When Playa is put in the Matrix its search field is too small to be usable
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Exp:resso Store - Checkout listing and Matrix Images - bug?

In the Expresso Store channel, my images are in a Matrix array, and while I can see it on the product page, the first checkout page ignores the matrix wrapping fields: {store_preview limit="1"} ...
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Solspace Importer not splitting matrix fields from CSV file?

I'm currently trying to import a CSV file using Solspace Importer, and I've mostly gotten my issues worked out. However, I have a column in my csv that needs to be imported into a Matrix field ...
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Matrix issues using with Solspace Importer

I'm using Solspace Importer to import data from a JSON data feed, and all is working well. As Grid isn't currently supported, I'm using Matrix for my repeatable entries. All works well on initial ...
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Use unique id for each entry

I'm looping matrix entries and I'm trying to give each image a unique id. I've tried using {count}, but it's just outputting same number for each entry? What's the best way to do this with either EE ...
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Interspersed images and text

I have a matrix in my channel fields. and a Wygwam for text. I want in the end for the content creators to be able to load images to be interspersed with the text and then as they write the text ...
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Can't display relative date when inside Matrix

When having the date field inside a matrix, I can't get it to output as a relative date. I can get format to work just fine though. This works: {matrix} <span ...
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How to see if a checkbox is selected?

I'm using P&T Fieldpack (2.1.1), EE 2.9.2 and Matrix 2.6. I have a column in my Matrix field that has 2 checkboxes: "text" and "picture". If only the "text" checkbox is checked then this works to ...